PolyU’s Centre for Eye and Vision Research (CEVR) and DEFTA Partners (DEFTA) signed a formal collaboration agreement to promote technology transfer and commercialisation of advanced eye and vision health research. By leveraging DEFTA’s extensive business network and expertise in nurturing innovative, technology-based startups, along with CEVR’s outstanding research achievements, the collaboration allows CEVR to facilitate the commercialisation of research through strategic business alliance with Japanese companies. This collaboration will empower the translation and commercialisation of new research outcomes into products, and help CEVR promote research solutions worldwide.


About CEVR
CEVR is a research collaboration between PolyU and the University of Waterloo in Canada under the InnoHK initiative of the HKSAR Government. It is the first global hub performing groundbreaking research in five key areas - myopia and eye growth, ocular drug discovery and delivery, vision enhancement, tear film and ocular surface and advanced optometric technology - with the mission to generate technologies to prevent vision loss in the ageing population and preserve healthy vision.